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Lawrence, Camelia, MD, FACS

Title
Director of Breast Surgery, The Hospital of Central Connecticut and MidState Medical Center

Gender

Female


Language

English

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Specialties
Accepting New Patients
  • Breast Surgery

Areas of Expertise
Axilla Management, Breast Cancer Prevention, Breast Cancer Research, Breast Disease, Breast Health, Hidden Scar Breast Surgery, High Risk Patients, Nipple Sparing Mastectomy, Oncologic Plastic Surgery

Education

Fellowship
John Wayne Cancer Institute

Internship
Westchester Medical Center/New York Medical College

Medical School
Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Residency
Westchester Medical Center/New York Medical College

Reviews

Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Camelia Lawrence is SUPERB! I speak highly of her whenever the opportunity arises. I ALWAYS recommend her to those considering using a breast surgeon.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Lawrence was very good, answer all my questions, very kind and concern.

5 out of 5 stars

Very happy to have found this wonderful Dr.

5 out of 5 stars

Exceptional care! Love her!

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Lawrence is one of the finest physicians I have ever had in my 65 years. She is knowledgeable, compassionate, holistic in her approach and a high degree of integrity.

5 out of 5 stars

I am very pleased with the services I've received from *Dr. Lawrence. As with other providers, I have felt the "pressure" providers feel to see as many patients as possible in a short period of time!

0 out of 5 stars

I like the doctor, *Lawrence MD. She makes you feel that everything will be fine and I was OK for now.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Lawrence is one of the best doctors I've ever had - kind, professional & knowledgeable.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Lawrence is an exceptional clinician and administrator. She is in tune with patient concerns and health outcomes. *Dr. Lawrence dedicated her time to my questions and provided a knowledge base I felt confidnet would help[ me make decisions about my health.


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Bio

Camelia Lawrence, MD, FACS, is a breast surgeon with the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute. She is a member of The Hospital of Central Connecticut’s Breast Center team.

Board-certified in surgery and fellowship-trained in advanced breast cancer surgery, she specializes in benign and malignant breast disease.

Dr. Lawrence has more than 13 years of experience in breast surgery, including reconstructive and plastic surgeries.

Before joining the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute, she practiced at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport.

She has been recognized numerous times for her work in the field of breast care, including being a 2017 “Women Leading the Way” honoree from the American Cancer Society, a 2017 “Doctor of Distinction” by the Fairfield County Business Journal; a Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Achievement Award recipient; a Susan G. Komen “More than Pink” honoree; and received the “Dr. Kenneth Woodward Memorial Award” in recognition for improving the health status of under-served patients.

She earned her medical degree from the Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, completed her General Surgery Residency from the Western Medical Center/New York Medical College, and (Breast) Surgical Oncology Fellowship from the John Wayne Cancer Institute.

Dr. Lawrence joins a talented team of providers including Elizabeth Riordan, MD, Leah Bassin, MD, and Katherine Del Prato, APRN. Along with fellow providers and support staff, she is dedicated to providing attentive, personalized care and guidance throughout the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer on into survivor-ship and recovery.

Dr. Lawrence’s office is at the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at The Hospital of Central Connecticut, 201 North Mountain Road, Suite 102, Plainville. To make an appointment or for more information, please call 860-224-5416.

Insurance

Aetna, Anthem, BCBS Medicare, CarePartners of Connecticut, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, First Health Group Corp., Focus, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Health New England, Healthy Connecticut, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, Oxford Health Plans, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, United Healthcare, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc.

This information is subject to change at any time. Please check with your insurance provider before scheduling your appointment or receiving services to confirm they are a participating member of the Hartford HealthCare network.

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